Relief (Bank) Support Worker

Reference number: 45277

Title: Relief (Bank) Support Worker

Location: Barnet, London

Salary: £10.49 per hour

Hours: Up to 37.5 hours per week

Closing date: Sunday 30 May 2021

Interview date: As suitable applications are received.

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:

We’re looking for unique people to support and enrich the lives of the indiviuals we support.

We are Sense, a high quality residential service in Barnet, we are passionate about supporting adults with complex needs, including sensory losses and learning disabilities. 

We’re seeking to recruit great new support workers on a bank /relief basis up to 37.5 hours per week; people with the right values and behaviours – could this be you?

You will make the day to day the best it can possibly be for both you and the people you will support. Providing support in the home and out in the community where possible. You will find and create solutions to make the most out of every day duties from domestic tasks to swimming and gardening.

A valid manual UK driving licence would be beneficial but is not essential.

However you don’t need to have previous experience in this field, nor do you need qualifications – we’re happy to work with you to help you become an excellent support worker. Above all we want someone that shares in our values. These are:

- We include, We collaborate, We find a way, We challenge, We celebrate.

In return we will give you: :

- £10.49 per hour (inclusive of allowance), In depth training including: Emergency 1st Aid, Dysphagia awareness, positive behaviour support, medication awareness, infection prevention and control, Completion of the Care Certificate, Role specific training and development, 24 days annual leave + bank holidays Pro Rata, plus many many more.

Does this sound like it could be for you? If so, read on…

The duties are varied and no two days will be the same. The people we support are individuals and they all treated as such. However, as a general guide, duties may include domestic tasks, visiting places of interest or leisure facilities, participating in social activities, helping individuals to take part in a wide range of special interests and activities that support their health and wellbeing. There will be varying levels of personal care required depending on the needs of each individual. 

Take a look at the video below to see why we do what we do.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, or to find out more, please click below. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore, it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format, please contact the recruitment team on

To avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.  Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.

No agency submissions, any submissions without prior authorisation from Sense will be treated as our own and as such no fee will be payable.

To avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.


Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

Related links

Who Sense supports

More about Sense, it's visions and values

Sense's People Strategy

Sense's People Strategy (Accessible)